Introducing the
WALLACE NATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION 2017
SEMI-FINALISTS

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Frank (Jia Wen) Chen Frank Chen was born in Auckland and is in his third year of Classical Performance at the University of Auckland. He has studied with Richard Liu and his current teacher is Stephen De Pledge. Frank competed in the 50th Christchurch Concerto Competition at the end of 2016, and will soon participate in the North Shore Performing Arts Competition Festival. Frank has been playing the piano since the age of eight and wishes to pursue a career as a performer and teacher in order to help people just as Richard Liu and Stephen De Pledge have helped him. PROGRAMME 1 Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57, “Appassionata”  PROGRAMME 2 Bach: Prelude & Fugue in E Minor, BWV 855, from Book 1 of The Well-Tempered Clavier Chopin: Fantasie in F Minor, Op. 49 Lilburn: Bagatelle No. 5  PROGRAMME 3 Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57, “Appassionata”  Chopin: Étude in C Major, Op. 10 No. 1 Debussy: Reflets dans l’eau from Images Book 1 Chopin: Polonaise in A Flat Major, Op. 53 

Frank (Jia Wen) Chen

Frank Chen was born in Auckland and is in his third year of Classical Performance at the University of Auckland. He has studied with Richard Liu and his current teacher is Stephen De Pledge. Frank competed in the 50th Christchurch Concerto Competition at the end of 2016, and will soon participate in the North Shore Performing Arts Competition Festival. Frank has been playing the piano since the age of eight and wishes to pursue a career as a performer and teacher in order to help people just as Richard Liu and Stephen De Pledge have helped him.

PROGRAMME 1
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57, “Appassionata” 

PROGRAMME 2
Bach: Prelude & Fugue in E Minor, BWV 855, from Book 1 of The Well-Tempered Clavier
Chopin: Fantasie in F Minor, Op. 49
Lilburn: Bagatelle No. 5 

PROGRAMME 3
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57, “Appassionata” 
Chopin: Étude in C Major, Op. 10 No. 1
Debussy: Reflets dans l’eau from Images Book 1
Chopin: Polonaise in A Flat Major, Op. 53 

Leon Chen Leon started playing the piano at the age of four and practised without professional training, keeping it as a hobby outside of school for over 10 years. During this time he developed a strong interest in classical music. Three years ago he began formal lessons with Qu Yong who encouraged him to participate in local competitions. Leon gained first place in several West Auckland Competition classes, including the Concerto Class, and in addition he participated in the APMA Competition as well as various other scholarship competitions, winning the Alice Cole Piano Scholarship in 2016. He is currently studying piano with Stephen De Pledge as well as Orchestral Conducting with Ray Chan. PROGRAMME 1 Mozart: Piano Sonata in B Flat Major, K. 333 John Elmsly: Three Pieces for Piano PROGRAMME 2 Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, Op. 58 PROGRAMME 3 Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, Op. 58 Bach/Busoni: Chaconne in D Minor from Violin Partita No. 2, BWV 1004 

Leon Chen

Leon started playing the piano at the age of four and practised without professional training, keeping it as a hobby outside of school for over 10 years. During this time he developed a strong interest in classical music. Three years ago he began formal lessons with Qu Yong who encouraged him to participate in local competitions. Leon gained first place in several West Auckland Competition classes, including the Concerto Class, and in addition he participated in the APMA Competition as well as various other scholarship competitions, winning the Alice Cole Piano Scholarship in 2016. He is currently studying piano with Stephen De Pledge as well as Orchestral Conducting with Ray Chan.

PROGRAMME 1
Mozart: Piano Sonata in B Flat Major, K. 333
John Elmsly: Three Pieces for Piano

PROGRAMME 2
Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, Op. 58

PROGRAMME 3
Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, Op. 58
Bach/Busoni: Chaconne in D Minor from Violin Partita No. 2, BWV 1004 

Tony Yan Tong Chen Seventeen-year-old Tony Yan Tong Chen is currently a first-year Piano Performance student at Auckland University under the Young Scholars’ programme, studying with Rae de Lisle. Before entering the University of Auckland he had attained the ATCL and LTCL Diplomas with Distinction under the tutelage of Able Zhu. While attending Macleans College he won the Senior Piano Competition twice and performed concertos with the school orchestra for three consecutive years. In 2016, Tony was one of the six semi-finalists at the PACANZ National Young Performer of the Year award in Palmerston North as well as a semi-finalist in the Wallace National Junior Piano Competition. He is also the recipient of a number of scholarships from the Institute of Registered Music Teachers (Auckland), including the Elizabeth Long, Schubert and Lysaght Scholarships and was awarded second prize in the Margaret Doone Sonata Final. Tony was awarded the Most Charismatic Player of the South Auckland Festival and the Most Outstanding Performer of the Asia Pacific Piano Competition. PROGRAMME 1 Bach: Prelude & Fugue No. 3 in C Sharp Major, BWV 848, from Book 1 of The Well-Tempered Clavier Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57, “Appassionata” PROGRAMME 2 Kodály: Dances of Marosszék (1927) Liszt: Sonetto 104 del Petrarca from Années de Pèlerinage Book 2: Italy Liszt: Un Sospiro, No.3 from Trois Études de concert, S.144 John Psathas: Jettatura PROGRAMME 3 Haydn: Piano Sonata in D Major, Hob. XVI:33 Chopin: Nocturne in B Flat Minor, Op. 9 No. 1 Chopin: Polonaise in C Sharp Minor, Op.26 No. 1 Liszt: Les jeux d’eau à la Villa d’Este from Années de Pèlerinage Book 3 Prokofiev: from “Ten Pieces from Romeo and Juliet”, Op. 75 IV. The Young Juliet VIII. Mercutio VI. Montagues and Capulets 

Tony Yan Tong Chen

Seventeen-year-old Tony Yan Tong Chen is currently a first-year Piano Performance student at Auckland University under the Young Scholars’ programme, studying with Rae de Lisle. Before entering the University of Auckland he had attained the ATCL and LTCL Diplomas with Distinction under the tutelage of Able Zhu. While attending Macleans College he won the Senior Piano Competition twice and performed concertos with the school orchestra for three consecutive years. In 2016, Tony was one of the six semi-finalists at the PACANZ National Young Performer of the Year award in Palmerston North as well as a semi-finalist in the Wallace National Junior Piano Competition. He is also the recipient of a number of scholarships from the Institute of Registered Music Teachers (Auckland), including the Elizabeth Long, Schubert and Lysaght Scholarships and was awarded second prize in the Margaret Doone Sonata Final. Tony was awarded the Most Charismatic Player of the South Auckland Festival and the Most Outstanding Performer of the Asia Pacific Piano Competition.

PROGRAMME 1
Bach: Prelude & Fugue No. 3 in C Sharp Major, BWV 848, from Book 1 of The Well-Tempered Clavier
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57, “Appassionata”

PROGRAMME 2
Kodály: Dances of Marosszék (1927)
Liszt: Sonetto 104 del Petrarca from Années de Pèlerinage Book 2: Italy
Liszt: Un Sospiro, No.3 from Trois Études de concert, S.144
John Psathas: Jettatura

PROGRAMME 3
Haydn: Piano Sonata in D Major, Hob. XVI:33
Chopin: Nocturne in B Flat Minor, Op. 9 No. 1 Chopin: Polonaise in C Sharp Minor, Op.26 No. 1
Liszt: Les jeux d’eau à la Villa d’Este from Années de Pèlerinage Book 3
Prokofiev: from “Ten Pieces from Romeo and Juliet”, Op. 75 IV. The Young Juliet VIII. Mercutio VI. Montagues and Capulets 

 
Noelle Dannenbring Noelle started piano and ballet at an early age and has been active in the performing arts for much of her life. She is currently working towards a Masters degree in Music under the tutelage of Katherine Austin at the University of Waikato as a Sir Edmund Hillary scholar. In 2016 Noelle won the University of Waikato Concerto Competition and in 2015 was amongst the finalists for the Pettman Royal Overseas League Arts Chamber Music Scholarship. Her other successes include winning the 2013 and 2015 University of Waikato Chamber Music Competitions, the 2013 and 2014 Te Awamutu Chamber Music Competitions and the 2014 Lions Club of Te Awamutu Scholarship. Noelle has a strong passion for playing chamber music and participated in the 2017 Nelson Adam Summer School. She teaches piano at St Peter's school in Cambridge and works as an assistant at the University of Waikato, teaching tertiary and secondary piano students. PROGRAMME 1 Bach: Prelude & Fugue in C Sharp Major, BWV 848, from Book 1 of The Well-Tempered Clavier Haydn: Piano Sonata in E Minor, Hob. XVI:34 Janet Jennings: Play pen Chopin: Scherzo No. 1 in B Minor, Op. 20 PROGRAMME 2 Debussy: Estampes I: Pagodes II. La soirée dans Grenade III. Jardins sous la pluie Chopin: Ballade No. 3 in A Flat Major, Op. 47 Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 3 in A Minor, Op.28 PROGRAMME 3 Schubert: Piano Sonata in A Major, D. 664 Chopin: Ballade No. 3 in A Flat Major, Op. 47 Messiaen: from Vingt Regards sur l’enfant-Jésus: No. 11 Première Communion de la Vierge Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 28

Noelle Dannenbring

Noelle started piano and ballet at an early age and has been active in the performing arts for much of her life. She is currently working towards a Masters degree in Music under the tutelage of Katherine Austin at the University of Waikato as a Sir Edmund Hillary scholar. In 2016 Noelle won the University of Waikato Concerto Competition and in 2015 was amongst the finalists for the Pettman Royal Overseas League Arts Chamber Music Scholarship. Her other successes include winning the 2013 and 2015 University of Waikato Chamber Music Competitions, the 2013 and 2014 Te Awamutu Chamber Music Competitions and the 2014 Lions Club of Te Awamutu Scholarship.
Noelle has a strong passion for playing chamber music and participated in the 2017 Nelson Adam Summer School. She teaches piano at St Peter's school in Cambridge and works as an assistant at the University of Waikato, teaching tertiary and secondary piano students.

PROGRAMME 1
Bach: Prelude & Fugue in C Sharp Major, BWV 848, from Book 1 of The Well-Tempered Clavier
Haydn: Piano Sonata in E Minor, Hob. XVI:34
Janet Jennings: Play pen
Chopin: Scherzo No. 1 in B Minor, Op. 20

PROGRAMME 2
Debussy: Estampes I: Pagodes II. La soirée dans Grenade III. Jardins sous la pluie
Chopin: Ballade No. 3 in A Flat Major, Op. 47
Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 3 in A Minor, Op.28

PROGRAMME 3
Schubert: Piano Sonata in A Major, D. 664 Chopin: Ballade No. 3 in A Flat Major, Op. 47
Messiaen: from Vingt Regards sur l’enfant-Jésus: No. 11 Première Communion de la Vierge
Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 28

Modi Deng Modi Deng is in her third year of piano at the University of Auckland studying with Rae de Lisle, together with a Bachelor of English on a full scholarship. She was the 2016 Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Piano Scholar and will perform with the APO in May. In 2015, she was runner-up in the Wallace National Competition, and reached the semi-finals of the Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition. Modi has given a recital as part of the Otago Arts Festival, and has appeared with the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra under conductors Werner Andreas Albert and Nicholas Braithwaite. She has been the recipient of several prizes including the Janetta McStay Prize for pianists, and the Constance Herbert, Kathleen Mary Reardon, Michael Joseph Savage, and Wilhelm Penseler music scholarships. Modi has also been awarded a University of Auckland Arts Blue, and the Sebastian Black Prize in English. A keen chamber musician, her trio was amongst the finalists for the Pettman Royal Overseas League Arts Chamber Music Scholarship. PROGRAMME 1 Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Op. 109 Kenneth Young: Elusive Dream Liszt: from Grandes Études de Paganini, S. 141: No. 6 in A Minor PROGRAMME 2 Bach: Prelude & Fugue in C Sharp Minor, BWV 873, from Book 2 of The Well-Tempered Clavier Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit PROGRAMME 3 Haydn: Piano Sonata in A Flat Major, Hob. XVI: 46 Chopin: Ballade No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 52 Liszt: Après une lecture de Dante from Années de Pèlerinage Book 2: Italy 

Modi Deng

Modi Deng is in her third year of piano at the University of Auckland studying with Rae de Lisle, together with a Bachelor of English on a full scholarship. She was the 2016 Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Piano Scholar and will perform with the APO in May. In 2015, she was runner-up in the Wallace National Competition, and reached the semi-finals of the Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition. Modi has given a recital as part of the Otago Arts Festival, and has appeared with the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra under conductors Werner Andreas Albert and Nicholas Braithwaite.
She has been the recipient of several prizes including the Janetta McStay Prize for pianists, and the Constance Herbert, Kathleen Mary Reardon, Michael Joseph Savage, and Wilhelm Penseler music scholarships. Modi has also been awarded a University of Auckland Arts Blue, and the Sebastian Black Prize in English. A keen chamber musician, her trio was amongst the finalists for the Pettman Royal Overseas League Arts Chamber Music Scholarship.

PROGRAMME 1
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Op. 109
Kenneth Young: Elusive Dream
Liszt: from Grandes Études de Paganini, S. 141: No. 6 in A Minor

PROGRAMME 2
Bach: Prelude & Fugue in C Sharp Minor, BWV 873, from Book 2 of The Well-Tempered Clavier
Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit

PROGRAMME 3
Haydn: Piano Sonata in A Flat Major, Hob. XVI: 46
Chopin: Ballade No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 52
Liszt: Après une lecture de Dante from Années de Pèlerinage Book 2: Italy 

Amy Hsu Amy has recently completed her Bachelor of Music majoring in piano performance under the tutelage of David Guerin. She is currently working towards her BMus(Honours) with Stephen De Pledge. Originally from Taiwan, Amy moved to New Zealand in 2004 and has been playing the piano for 13 years. She has played for a variety of organisations, amongst them the Friends of APO, Dionysos Productions, Auckland Symphony Orchestra, Auckland Live, Young Friends of the Opera and AMICI Productions. Apart from her university studies, Amy spends the majority of her time working with community musical theatre companies. She was Assistant Musical Director for Auckland Music Theatre’s recent award-winning season of Sweeney Todd. In September 2016, Amy made her Musical Director debut in Manukau Performing Art’s production of the Sondheim classic, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum. PROGRAMME 1 Schubert: Piano Sonata in E Flat Major, D. 568 PROGRAMME 2 Bach: Prelude & Fugue in E Flat Major, BWV 852, from Book 1 of The Well-Tempered Clavier Kapustin: from Concert Études for Piano, Op. 40, No. 3 Toccatina John Rimmer: from Seven Character Sketches, Nos. 1–5 Liszt: Concert Paraphrase on Verdi’s Rigoletto PROGRAMME 3 Bach: Prelude & Fugue in E Flat Major, BWV 852, from Book 1 of The Well-Tempered Clavier }Schubert: Piano Sonata in E Flat Major, D. 568, first movement Liszt: Concert Paraphrase on Verdi’s Rigoletto  Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue for solo piano Kapustin: from Concert Études for Piano, Op. 40, No. 3 Toccatina

Amy Hsu

Amy has recently completed her Bachelor of Music majoring in piano performance under the tutelage of David Guerin. She is currently working towards her BMus(Honours) with Stephen De Pledge. Originally from Taiwan, Amy moved to New Zealand in 2004 and has been playing the piano for 13 years. She has played for a variety of organisations, amongst them the Friends of APO, Dionysos Productions, Auckland Symphony Orchestra, Auckland Live, Young Friends of the Opera and AMICI Productions. Apart from her university studies, Amy spends the majority of her time working with community musical theatre companies. She was Assistant Musical Director for Auckland Music Theatre’s recent award-winning season of Sweeney Todd. In September 2016, Amy made her Musical Director debut in Manukau Performing Art’s production of the Sondheim classic, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum.

PROGRAMME 1
Schubert: Piano Sonata in E Flat Major, D. 568

PROGRAMME 2
Bach: Prelude & Fugue in E Flat Major, BWV 852, from Book 1 of The Well-Tempered Clavier
Kapustin: from Concert Études for Piano, Op. 40, No. 3 Toccatina
John Rimmer: from Seven Character Sketches, Nos. 1–5
Liszt: Concert Paraphrase on Verdi’s Rigoletto

PROGRAMME 3
Bach: Prelude & Fugue in E Flat Major, BWV 852, from Book 1 of The Well-Tempered Clavier }Schubert: Piano Sonata in E Flat Major, D. 568, first movement
Liszt: Concert Paraphrase on Verdi’s Rigoletto 
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue for solo piano
Kapustin: from Concert Études for Piano, Op. 40, No. 3 Toccatina

 
Marianna Kang Marianna Kang is a seventeen-year-old pianist from Hamilton, where she is in Year 12 at Waikato Diocesan School for Girls. She is currently studying with Katherine Austin and Rae de Lisle. She has had success in several regional competitions including Auckland, Hamilton, Palmerston North and Te Awamutu. Recent successes include being placed second at the Wallace National Junior competition in 2016. Later on in the year she was awarded the ‘Most Potential’ prize at the 2016 PACANZ National Young Performer Awards after being selected as one of the top six pianists to compete in the semi-finals. Marianna also enjoys chamber music, and was the pianist in the winning group, the Yerevan Trio, in the 2016 CMNZ National Secondary Schools Chamber Music Competition which was awarded the Arthur Hilton Platinum award. She was also selected to attend the Adam Summer School of Chamber Music held in Nelson earlier this year where she worked with Diedre Irons. PROGRAMME 1 Haydn: Piano Sonata in F Major, Hob. XVI:23 John Psathas: Waiting for the aeroplane Liszt: Concert Paraphrase on Verdi’s Rigoletto PROGRAMME 2 Chopin: Fantasie in F Minor, Op. 49 Debussy: Estampes I: Pagodes II. La soirée dans Grenade III. Jardins sous la pluie PROGRAMME 3 Haydn: Sonata in F Major, Hob. XVI:23 Schumann: Papillons, Op. 2 Glinka/Balakirev: The Lark Liszt: Concert Paraphrase on Verdi’s Rigoletto

Marianna Kang

Marianna Kang is a seventeen-year-old pianist from Hamilton, where she is in Year 12 at Waikato Diocesan School for Girls. She is currently studying with Katherine Austin and Rae de Lisle. She has had success in several regional competitions including Auckland, Hamilton, Palmerston North and Te Awamutu. Recent successes include being placed second at the Wallace National Junior competition in 2016. Later on in the year she was awarded the ‘Most Potential’ prize at the 2016 PACANZ National Young Performer Awards after being selected as one of the top six pianists to compete in the semi-finals. Marianna also enjoys chamber music, and was the pianist in the winning group, the Yerevan Trio, in the 2016 CMNZ National Secondary Schools Chamber Music Competition which was awarded the Arthur Hilton Platinum award. She was also selected to attend the Adam Summer School of Chamber Music held in Nelson earlier this year where she worked with Diedre Irons.

PROGRAMME 1
Haydn: Piano Sonata in F Major, Hob. XVI:23
John Psathas: Waiting for the aeroplane
Liszt: Concert Paraphrase on Verdi’s Rigoletto

PROGRAMME 2
Chopin: Fantasie in F Minor, Op. 49
Debussy: Estampes I: Pagodes II. La soirée dans Grenade III. Jardins sous la pluie

PROGRAMME 3
Haydn: Sonata in F Major, Hob. XVI:23
Schumann: Papillons, Op. 2
Glinka/Balakirev: The Lark
Liszt: Concert Paraphrase on Verdi’s Rigoletto

Arnold Lee Arnold is currently studying Classical Piano Performance at the University of Auckland under the tutelage of Bryan Sayer. Born in New Zealand, he has achieved much success within New Zealand and has been the recipient of numerous scholarships from the IRMT (Auckland) Piano Competitions. He was a semi-finalist in the Christchurch National Concerto Competition and is the current recipient of the Alice Cole Piano Scholarship from the Dame Malvina Foundation and the Vice Chancellor Support Scholarship from the University of Auckland. Last year he was a finalist in the National Young Performer of the Year competition held in Palmerston North. He has also competed in internationally competitions such as the Fourth Thailand International Piano Competition and the George Enescu International Piano Competition (Romania). PROGRAMME 1 Haydn: Piano Sonata in A Flat Major, Hob. XVI:46 Kenneth Young: Elusive Dream Scriabin: Étude in E Flat Major, Op. 42 No. 8 Chopin: Scherzo No. 4 in E Major, Op. 54 PROGRAMME 2 Brahms: Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24 PROGRAMME 3 Beethoven: Six Variations in F Major, Op. 34   Ravel: from Miroirs, No. 3 Une barque sur l’océan Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 7 in B Flat Major, Op. 83 

Arnold Lee

Arnold is currently studying Classical Piano Performance at the University of Auckland under the tutelage of Bryan Sayer. Born in New Zealand, he has achieved much success within New Zealand and has been the recipient of numerous scholarships from the IRMT (Auckland) Piano Competitions. He was a semi-finalist in the Christchurch National Concerto Competition and is the current recipient of the Alice Cole Piano Scholarship from the Dame Malvina Foundation and the Vice Chancellor Support Scholarship from the University of Auckland. Last year he was a finalist in the National Young Performer of the Year competition held in Palmerston North. He has also competed in internationally competitions such as the Fourth Thailand International Piano Competition and the George Enescu International Piano Competition (Romania).

PROGRAMME 1
Haydn: Piano Sonata in A Flat Major, Hob. XVI:46
Kenneth Young: Elusive Dream
Scriabin: Étude in E Flat Major, Op. 42 No. 8
Chopin: Scherzo No. 4 in E Major, Op. 54

PROGRAMME 2
Brahms: Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24

PROGRAMME 3
Beethoven: Six Variations in F Major, Op. 34  
Ravel: from Miroirs, No. 3 Une barque sur l’océan
Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 7 in B Flat Major, Op. 83 

Joyce Lee Joyce is 22 years old and has been learning piano since the age of six.  She is currently studying piano with Rae de Lisle at the University of Auckland.  She attended Diocesan School for Girls where she was taught by Matteo Napoli.  Joyce won the Diocesan School for Girls Piano Concerto Contest and has participated in the Rönisch Secondary Schools Piano Competition and the University of Auckland Concerto Competition.  She was one of the 16 semi-finalists in the Wallace National Piano Competition in 2015. Joyce also enjoys teaching piano part-time. PROGRAMME 1 Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13, “Pathétique” Schumann: Variations on the name “Abegg”, Op. 1 PROGRAMME 2 Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses, Op. 54 Chopin: Nocturne in F Sharp Major, Op. 15 No. 2 Liszt: Gnomenreigen, S.145/1 Liszt: from Grandes Études de Paganini, S. 141: No. 2 in E Flat Major Victoria Kelly: Goodnight Kiwi PROGRAMME 3 Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses, Op. 54 Schumann: Variations on the name “Abegg”, Op. 1 Liszt: from Grandes Études de Paganini, S. 141: No. 2 in E Flat Major Debussy: Pour le piano  Debussy: from Études, No. 7 Pour les Degrès chromatiques 

Joyce Lee

Joyce is 22 years old and has been learning piano since the age of six.  She is currently studying piano with Rae de Lisle at the University of Auckland.  She attended Diocesan School for Girls where she was taught by Matteo Napoli.  Joyce won the Diocesan School for Girls Piano Concerto Contest and has participated in the Rönisch Secondary Schools Piano Competition and the University of Auckland Concerto Competition.  She was one of the 16 semi-finalists in the Wallace National Piano Competition in 2015. Joyce also enjoys teaching piano part-time.

PROGRAMME 1
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13, “Pathétique”
Schumann: Variations on the name “Abegg”, Op. 1

PROGRAMME 2
Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses, Op. 54
Chopin: Nocturne in F Sharp Major, Op. 15 No. 2
Liszt: Gnomenreigen, S.145/1
Liszt: from Grandes Études de Paganini, S. 141: No. 2 in E Flat Major
Victoria Kelly: Goodnight Kiwi

PROGRAMME 3
Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses, Op. 54
Schumann: Variations on the name “Abegg”, Op. 1
Liszt: from Grandes Études de Paganini, S. 141: No. 2 in E Flat Major
Debussy: Pour le piano 
Debussy: from Études, No. 7 Pour les Degrès chromatiques 

 
Sara Lee Sara began her piano studies at the age of six and studied for several years with Soo Jung Shin. She moved to Moscow to study with Sergei Dorensky and Mikhail Voskresensky at the Tchaikovsky Music School and Conservatory in Moscow where she won many awards including its outstanding performance awards. She is currently studying at the University of Auckland with Rae de Lisle and Stephen De Pledge. Sara has been a prize-winner in many international and national competitions including the USA Cincinnati World Piano Competition (Grand Prize), Citta di Barletta in Italy (first prize), Saint Petersburg Piano Competition (first prize), Austria International Chopin Piano Competition (second prize and best performance prize) and Kerikeri International Piano Competition. She has performed concerts in many world-renowned halls including Carnegie Hall (USA), Rachmaninoff Hall of Moscow Conservatory (Russia) and the Wiener Saal of the Mozarteum (Austria). Sara has participated in master-classes with many acclaimed pianists including Dimitri Bashkirov, Andrej Jasinski, Pavel Gililov, Boris Giltburg and Epifanio Comis. PROGRAMME 1 Haydn: Piano Sonata in D Major, Hob. XVI:33 Lilburn: Piano Sonata (1949), first movement Scriabin: Étude, Op. 42 No. 5 Strauß/Grünfeld: Soirée de Vienne, Op. 56 PROGRAMME 2 Scarlatti: Sonata in D Minor, K. 213 Chopin: Étude in F Major, Op. 10 No. 8 Scriabin: Piano Sonata No. 4 Liszt: Rhapsodie Espagnole, S. 254 PROGRAMME 3 Ravel: La Valse Chopin: Barcarolle, Op. 60 Rachmaninov: Piano Sonata No. 2 in B Flat Minor, Op. 36

Sara Lee

Sara began her piano studies at the age of six and studied for several years with Soo Jung Shin. She moved to Moscow to study with Sergei Dorensky and Mikhail Voskresensky at the Tchaikovsky Music School and Conservatory in Moscow where she won many awards including its outstanding performance awards. She is currently studying at the University of Auckland with Rae de Lisle and Stephen De Pledge.
Sara has been a prize-winner in many international and national competitions including the USA Cincinnati World Piano Competition (Grand Prize), Citta di Barletta in Italy (first prize), Saint Petersburg Piano Competition (first prize), Austria International Chopin Piano Competition (second prize and best performance prize) and Kerikeri International Piano Competition. She has performed concerts in many world-renowned halls including Carnegie Hall (USA), Rachmaninoff Hall of Moscow Conservatory (Russia) and the Wiener Saal of the Mozarteum (Austria). Sara has participated in master-classes with many acclaimed pianists including Dimitri Bashkirov, Andrej Jasinski, Pavel Gililov, Boris Giltburg and Epifanio Comis.

PROGRAMME 1
Haydn: Piano Sonata in D Major, Hob. XVI:33
Lilburn: Piano Sonata (1949), first movement
Scriabin: Étude, Op. 42 No. 5
Strauß/Grünfeld: Soirée de Vienne, Op. 56

PROGRAMME 2
Scarlatti: Sonata in D Minor, K. 213
Chopin: Étude in F Major, Op. 10 No. 8
Scriabin: Piano Sonata No. 4
Liszt: Rhapsodie Espagnole, S. 254

PROGRAMME 3
Ravel: La Valse
Chopin: Barcarolle, Op. 60
Rachmaninov: Piano Sonata No. 2 in B Flat Minor, Op. 36

Jia Qing (Coco) Li Coco is 22 years old and is currently studying for a conjoint Bachelor of Music and Business degree at the University of Auckland. Coco has been a student of Rae de Lisle and has also had some assistance from Richard Liu. She is presently under the guidance of Chin Yeh with whom she has had lessons since the age of eight. Coco has participated in numerous competitions around New Zealand and has won many prizes. She completed diplomas from both ABRSM and Trinity College of London at a young age.  She was one of the semi-finalists in the 2012 PACANZ National Young Performers of the Year Award. PROGRAMME 1 Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op. 26 Carl Vine: Five Bagatelles PROGRAMME 2 Mozart: Piano Sonata in C Major, K. 330 Chopin: Ballade No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 52 Eve de Castro-Robinson: this liquid drift of light PROGRAMME 3 Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 31 in A Flat Major, Op. 110 Eve de Castro-Robinson: this liquid drift of light Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op. 26   

Jia Qing (Coco) Li

Coco is 22 years old and is currently studying for a conjoint Bachelor of Music and Business degree at the University of Auckland. Coco has been a student of Rae de Lisle and has also had some assistance from Richard Liu. She is presently under the guidance of Chin Yeh with whom she has had lessons since the age of eight. Coco has participated in numerous competitions around New Zealand and has won many prizes. She completed diplomas from both ABRSM and Trinity College of London at a young age.  She was one of the semi-finalists in the 2012 PACANZ National Young Performers of the Year Award.

PROGRAMME 1
Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op. 26
Carl Vine: Five Bagatelles

PROGRAMME 2
Mozart: Piano Sonata in C Major, K. 330
Chopin: Ballade No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 52
Eve de Castro-Robinson: this liquid drift of light

PROGRAMME 3
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 31 in A Flat Major, Op. 110
Eve de Castro-Robinson: this liquid drift of light
Schumann: Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op. 26 

 

Derek Long Derek is 16 years old and is a student at Botany Downs Secondary College. He began studying piano when he was six years old and currently studies under Wang Yu. He performed in last year's Wallace National Junior Piano Competition and has been a prize-winner in many different Auckland piano competitions. He is currently preparing for his Diploma exam and also enjoys playing basketball in his free time. PROGRAMME 1 Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 17 in D Minor, Op. 31 No. 2, “Tempest” Gao Ping: from Distant Voices, No. 1, Nostalgia PROGRAMME 2 Chopin: Polonaise in A Flat Major, Op. 53 Chopin: Barcarolle, Op. 60 Barber: from Souvenirs, Op. 28, No. 3 Pas de deux and No. 5 Hesitation Tango Gao Ping: from Distant Voices, No. 2 Love song from Kangdin PROGRAMME 3 Chopin: Polonaise in A Flat Major, Op. 53 Chopin: Barcarolle, Op. 60 Rachmaninov: Prelude in G Minor, Op. 23 No. 5; Étude-tableau in E Flat Minor, Op. 39 No. 5   Barber: from Souvenirs Op. 28, No. 1 Waltz No. 3 Pas de deux and No. 5 Hesitation Tango Gao Ping: from Distant Voices, No. 1 Nostalgia No. 2 Love song from Kangdin

Derek Long

Derek is 16 years old and is a student at Botany Downs Secondary College. He began studying piano when he was six years old and currently studies under Wang Yu. He performed in last year's Wallace National Junior Piano Competition and has been a prize-winner in many different Auckland piano competitions. He is currently preparing for his Diploma exam and also enjoys playing basketball in his free time.

PROGRAMME 1
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 17 in D Minor, Op. 31 No. 2, “Tempest”
Gao Ping: from Distant Voices, No. 1, Nostalgia

PROGRAMME 2
Chopin: Polonaise in A Flat Major, Op. 53
Chopin: Barcarolle, Op. 60
Barber: from Souvenirs, Op. 28, No. 3 Pas de deux and No. 5 Hesitation Tango
Gao Ping: from Distant Voices, No. 2 Love song from Kangdin

PROGRAMME 3
Chopin: Polonaise in A Flat Major, Op. 53
Chopin: Barcarolle, Op. 60
Rachmaninov: Prelude in G Minor, Op. 23 No. 5; Étude-tableau in E Flat Minor, Op. 39 No. 5  
Barber: from Souvenirs Op. 28, No. 1 Waltz No. 3 Pas de deux and No. 5 Hesitation Tango
Gao Ping: from Distant Voices, No. 1 Nostalgia No. 2 Love song from Kangdin

 
Siyu Sun Born in 1997, Siyu Sun is currently studying for a Bachelor of Music with Rae de Lisle at the University of Auckland. Earlier this year, she performed with the NZSO under Hamish McKeich, and was awarded first prize in the National Concerto Competition. Siyu was recently the recipient of the Wilhelm Penseler Scholarship in Music and the Janetta Prize for Pianists, and she is the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra’s Haydn Staples Piano Scholar for 2017. Siyu is also a passionate chamber musician and has attended the NZSQ Adam Summer School for two years. She also competed in the NZCT Chamber Music Contest National Finals. Siyu has also studied French Horn as a second instrument since the age of nine, and was a member of the 2014 NZSO National Youth Orchestra. PROGRAMME 1 Haydn: Piano Sonata in E Flat Major, Hob. XVI:52 Ravel: from Miroirs, No. 3 Une barque sur l’océan Anthony Ritchie: from 24 Preludes for Piano, No. 18 Fast and Furious PROGRAMME 2 Bach: Prelude & Fugue in D Major, BWV 874, from Book 2 of The Well-Tempered Clavier Rachmaninov: Étude-tableau in C Major, Op. 33 No. 2; Étude-tableau in A Minor, Op. 39 No. 6   Scriabin: No. 1 from Two Poèmes, Op. 32   Liszt: from Harmonies poétiques et religieuses S. 173, Funérailles PROGRAMME 3 Schumann: Piano Sonata No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 22 Debussy: from Préludes Book 2, Les tierces alternées and Feux d’artifice   Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 2 in D Minor, Op. 14  

Siyu Sun

Born in 1997, Siyu Sun is currently studying for a Bachelor of Music with Rae de Lisle at the University of Auckland. Earlier this year, she performed with the NZSO under Hamish McKeich, and was awarded first prize in the National Concerto Competition. Siyu was recently the recipient of the Wilhelm Penseler Scholarship in Music and the Janetta Prize for Pianists, and she is the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra’s Haydn Staples Piano Scholar for 2017. Siyu is also a passionate chamber musician and has attended the NZSQ Adam Summer School for two years. She also competed in the NZCT Chamber Music Contest National Finals. Siyu has also studied French Horn as a second instrument since the age of nine, and was a member of the 2014 NZSO National Youth Orchestra.

PROGRAMME 1
Haydn: Piano Sonata in E Flat Major, Hob. XVI:52
Ravel: from Miroirs, No. 3 Une barque sur l’océan
Anthony Ritchie: from 24 Preludes for Piano, No. 18 Fast and Furious

PROGRAMME 2
Bach: Prelude & Fugue in D Major, BWV 874, from Book 2 of The Well-Tempered Clavier
Rachmaninov: Étude-tableau in C Major, Op. 33 No. 2; Étude-tableau in A Minor, Op. 39 No. 6  
Scriabin: No. 1 from Two Poèmes, Op. 32  
Liszt: from Harmonies poétiques et religieuses S. 173, Funérailles

PROGRAMME 3
Schumann: Piano Sonata No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 22
Debussy: from Préludes Book 2, Les tierces alternées and Feux d’artifice  
Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 2 in D Minor, Op. 14

 

Lawrence Wong Lawrence  recently completed his BMus/BSc conjoint degree in Classical Piano Performance and Medicinal Chemistry and is currently an honours student at the University of Auckland, where he has been a student of Qu Yong. Over the past few years he has won a number of prizes and scholarships in national competitions, and has competed in several Australasian and International Competitions, notably the Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition (Brisbane 2011, semi-finalist), sixth China International Piano Competition in 2013, the third Asia-Pacific International Chopin Piano Competition (semi-finalist) in 2015, and recently the 14th International George Enescu Piano Competition. He has participated in master-classes given by Michael Houstoun, Rae de Lisle, Stephen De Pledge, Natasha Vlassenko, Oleg Stepanov, Hoang Pham, Ilya Rashkovskiy, Read Gainsford, Natalia Sheludiakova, Kalle Randalu, Guillermo Gonzalez and Bryan Sayer. Lawrence was invited by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office to perform in February last year and was recently accepted to compete in the fourth China Shenzhen International Piano Concerto Competition to be held in June. In April Lawrence was awarded the Young Musicians Scholarship from Lee University School of Music in Tennessee where he will commence studying for a Masters of Music degree in August 2017. PROGRAMME 1 Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 31 in A Flat Major, Op. 110 Chopin: Étude in C Major, Op. 10 No. 1 Scriabin: Étude Op. 8 No. 9 Chopin: Étude in A Minor, Op. 25 No. 11, “Winter Wind” PROGRAMME 2 Gao Ping: from Distant Voices, No. 2 Love song from Kangdin Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, Op. 58 PROGRAMME 3 Rachmaninov: from Preludes Op. 32, Nos. 1, 9 and 10 Rachmaninov: Étude-tableau in F Sharp Minor, Op. 39 No. 3 Liszt: Sposalizio from Années de Pèlerinage Book 2: Italy Liszt: Les Jeux d’eaux à la Villa d’Este from Années de Pèlerinage Book 3 Gao Ping: from Distant Voices, No. 1 Nostalgia Chopin: Ballade No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 52

Lawrence Wong

Lawrence  recently completed his BMus/BSc conjoint degree in Classical Piano Performance and Medicinal Chemistry and is currently an honours student at the University of Auckland, where he has been a student of Qu Yong. Over the past few years he has won a number of prizes and scholarships in national competitions, and has competed in several Australasian and International Competitions, notably the Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition (Brisbane 2011, semi-finalist), sixth China International Piano Competition in 2013, the third Asia-Pacific International Chopin Piano Competition (semi-finalist) in 2015, and recently the 14th International George Enescu Piano Competition. He has participated in master-classes given by Michael Houstoun, Rae de Lisle, Stephen De Pledge, Natasha Vlassenko, Oleg Stepanov, Hoang Pham, Ilya Rashkovskiy, Read Gainsford, Natalia Sheludiakova, Kalle Randalu, Guillermo Gonzalez and Bryan Sayer. Lawrence was invited by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office to perform in February last year and was recently accepted to compete in the fourth China Shenzhen International Piano Concerto Competition to be held in June. In April Lawrence was awarded the Young Musicians Scholarship from Lee University School of Music in Tennessee where he will commence studying for a Masters of Music degree in August 2017.

PROGRAMME 1
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 31 in A Flat Major, Op. 110
Chopin: Étude in C Major, Op. 10 No. 1
Scriabin: Étude Op. 8 No. 9
Chopin: Étude in A Minor, Op. 25 No. 11, “Winter Wind”

PROGRAMME 2
Gao Ping: from Distant Voices, No. 2 Love song from Kangdin
Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, Op. 58

PROGRAMME 3
Rachmaninov: from Preludes Op. 32, Nos. 1, 9 and 10
Rachmaninov: Étude-tableau in F Sharp Minor, Op. 39 No. 3
Liszt: Sposalizio from Années de Pèlerinage Book 2: Italy
Liszt: Les Jeux d’eaux à la Villa d’Este from Années de Pèlerinage Book 3
Gao Ping: from Distant Voices, No. 1 Nostalgia
Chopin: Ballade No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 52

Liam Wooding Originally from Whanganui, Liam Wooding is studying at the Australian National Academy of Music under the tutelage of Timothy Young and is in the final stages of completing a Master of Music degree at the University of Waikato with Katherine Austin. He completed a Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Auckland where he was a finalist in the Graduation Gala Concerto Competition in 2013. Liam has since performed concertos with the Auckland Chamber Orchestra, the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra as a prizewinner in the 2015 National Concerto Competition, and last year, with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra performing concertos by Ravel and Rachmaninov. Enjoying a diverse range of musical experiences Liam is an accompanist at the New Zealand Opera School held in Whanganui each year, has been resident pianist for the Nelson Composers Workshop and has also participated in the inaugural Decoda/Skidmore Chamber Music Institute – a summer programme with a focus on leadership and service through music. PROGRAMME 1 Haydn: Piano Sonata in C Major, Hob. XVI: 50 Messiaen: from Vingt regards sur l’enfant-Jésus, No. 11 Première communion de la Vierge and No. 13 Noël PROGRAMME 2 Jenny McLeod: Tone Clock Pieces Book 1, Nos. 1-3 Schubert: from Drei Klavierstücke, D.946, No. 2, Allegretto Liszt: from Harmonies poétiques et religieuses, S. 173, Funérailles PROGRAMME 3 Liszt: Sonetto 123 del Petrarca from Années de Pèlerinage, Book 2: Italy Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Op. 109 Ginastera: Piano Sonata No. 1, Op. 22  

Liam Wooding

Originally from Whanganui, Liam Wooding is studying at the Australian National Academy of Music under the tutelage of Timothy Young and is in the final stages of completing a Master of Music degree at the University of Waikato with Katherine Austin. He completed a Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Auckland where he was a finalist in the Graduation Gala Concerto Competition in 2013.
Liam has since performed concertos with the Auckland Chamber Orchestra, the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra as a prizewinner in the 2015 National Concerto Competition, and last year, with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra performing concertos by Ravel and Rachmaninov.
Enjoying a diverse range of musical experiences Liam is an accompanist at the New Zealand Opera School held in Whanganui each year, has been resident pianist for the Nelson Composers Workshop and has also participated in the inaugural Decoda/Skidmore Chamber Music Institute – a summer programme with a focus on leadership and service through music.

PROGRAMME 1
Haydn: Piano Sonata in C Major, Hob. XVI: 50
Messiaen: from Vingt regards sur l’enfant-Jésus, No. 11 Première communion de la Vierge and No. 13 Noël

PROGRAMME 2
Jenny McLeod: Tone Clock Pieces Book 1, Nos. 1-3
Schubert: from Drei Klavierstücke, D.946, No. 2, Allegretto
Liszt: from Harmonies poétiques et religieuses, S. 173, Funérailles

PROGRAMME 3
Liszt: Sonetto 123 del Petrarca from Années de Pèlerinage, Book 2: Italy
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Op. 109
Ginastera: Piano Sonata No. 1, Op. 22

 

 
Lixin Zhang Lixin Zhang is 16 years old and is in his fourth year at Burnside High School where he is in the Specialist Music Programme playing both piano and violin. He began piano lessons at the age of four with Neville Baird and has also studied with Michael Endres, Richard Mapp and Melanie Lina. Lixin was awarded the Irene Lassen Exhibition award from the Royal Schools of Music for his first diploma exam and has passed his LRSM diploma with a high distinction. Lixin won the Wallace National Junior Piano Competition in 2016, has won various IRMT piano competitions and the Ruby Hay Pianoforte Scholarship. Away from the piano, Lixin enjoys playing table tennis, chess and tennis. PROGRAMME 1 Edwin Carr: from Concert Studies, Nos. 1 and 4 Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57, “Appassionata” PROGRAMME 2 Bach: Prelude & Fugue in E Flat Major, BWV 852, from Book 1 of The Well-Tempered Clavier Weber: Rondo Brillante, Op. 62 Chopin: Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52 Ravel: from Miroirs, No. 4 Alborada del gracioso PROGRAMME 3 Bach/Busoni: Chaconne in D Minor from Violin Partita No. 2, BWV 1004 Haydn: Piano Sonata in B Minor, Hob. XVI: 32 Ravel: Jeux d’eau Chopin: Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise Brillante, Op. 22 

Lixin Zhang

Lixin Zhang is 16 years old and is in his fourth year at Burnside High School where he is in the Specialist Music Programme playing both piano and violin. He began piano lessons at the age of four with Neville Baird and has also studied with Michael Endres, Richard Mapp and Melanie Lina. Lixin was awarded the Irene Lassen Exhibition award from the Royal Schools of Music for his first diploma exam and has passed his LRSM diploma with a high distinction. Lixin won the Wallace National Junior Piano Competition in 2016, has won various IRMT piano competitions and the Ruby Hay Pianoforte Scholarship. Away from the piano, Lixin enjoys playing table tennis, chess and tennis.

PROGRAMME 1
Edwin Carr: from Concert Studies, Nos. 1 and 4
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57, “Appassionata”

PROGRAMME 2
Bach: Prelude & Fugue in E Flat Major, BWV 852, from Book 1 of The Well-Tempered Clavier
Weber: Rondo Brillante, Op. 62
Chopin: Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52
Ravel: from Miroirs, No. 4 Alborada del gracioso

PROGRAMME 3
Bach/Busoni: Chaconne in D Minor from Violin Partita No. 2, BWV 1004
Haydn: Piano Sonata in B Minor, Hob. XVI: 32
Ravel: Jeux d’eau
Chopin: Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise Brillante, Op. 22 

FIRST RESERVE - Christina Xiao Christina is a Year 11 student at ACG Strathallan. She started learning the piano at the age of five and passed ATCL with Distinction at the age of 13. She will sit LTCL in July this year. Christina has won various awards in competitions including some first prizes. She was a finalist in the Rönisch Secondary School Piano competition in Auckland in 2015 and in 2016 she was a finalist in the Wallace National Junior Piano Competition. Christina also won prizes at local and national-level competitions in Beijing, China where she lived and studied for two years. Christina also maintains a strong interest in ballet and has passed all grade exams so far with distinction. She is now at RAD advanced level. PROGRAMME 1 Beethoven:  Fantasia in G Minor, Op. 77 Chopin: Ballade No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 23           Debussy: L’isle joyeuse                              PROGRAMME 2 Mozart: Piano Sonata in D Major, K. 576 Jenny McLeod : from Tone Clock Pieces, Nos. 1 and 5 Liszt: Concert Paraphrase on Verdi’s Rigoletto PROGRAMME 3 Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 2 No. 2 Chopin: Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23 Liszt: Concert Paraphrase on Verdi’s RigolettoDebussy: Pagodes from Estampes

FIRST RESERVE - Christina Xiao

Christina is a Year 11 student at ACG Strathallan. She started learning the piano at the age of five and passed ATCL with Distinction at the age of 13. She will sit LTCL in July this year. Christina has won various awards in competitions including some first prizes. She was a finalist in the Rönisch Secondary School Piano competition in Auckland in 2015 and in 2016 she was a finalist in the Wallace National Junior Piano Competition. Christina also won prizes at local and national-level competitions in Beijing, China where she lived and studied for two years. Christina also maintains a strong interest in ballet and has passed all grade exams so far with distinction. She is now at RAD advanced level.

PROGRAMME 1
Beethoven:  Fantasia in G Minor, Op. 77
Chopin: Ballade No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 23          
Debussy: L’isle joyeuse                             

PROGRAMME 2
Mozart: Piano Sonata in D Major, K. 576
Jenny McLeod : from Tone Clock Pieces, Nos. 1 and 5
Liszt: Concert Paraphrase on Verdi’s Rigoletto

PROGRAMME 3
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 2 No. 2
Chopin: Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23
Liszt: Concert Paraphrase on Verdi’s RigolettoDebussy: Pagodes from Estampes